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The art-rock band Guerilla Toss, chosen as closing band for October’s two-day New England Underground Music Festival, is back tonight at Middlesex Lounge with Blanche Blanche Blanche and Fat Creeps. It’ll be noisy and wild.
The gist of Monday’s talk about Central Square’s persistent grubbiness: It’s better than it used to be, but that doesn’t mean much. And the city is looking to the square’s businesses to make the difference.
A couple of dedicated Somervillians have announced the winners in their 26-week journey through the area’s Thai restaurants, and Cambridge comes out looking pretty good, with four restaurants in the top 10.
London’s Lil Silva is scheduled for only five U.S. live dates, and tonight’s Middlesex Lounge Make It New event is the first on the mini-tour.
Experience your first Second SatARTdays. Have a musical picnic in the park. Rock out and out and out with three great bands. See “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” onstage. And storm Bastille Day in Harvard Square.
Developers and MIT officials left the Planning Board meeting Tuesday without a special permit for a 246,716-square-foot building near Central Square – and having raised doubts in at least one board member’s mind about how city zoning gets applied.
The twice-moved Taste of Cambridge has caused yet another move: The eighth anniversary party of Cambridge Local First, planned for Thursday, has been shifted a day earlier to avoid conflicting with the culinary festival.
The 11th annual Taste of Cambridge event planned for Thursday has been postponed from its June 18 rain date to July 11 – with an indoor option.
Hit Wicket, the Inman Square restaurant that may be the first with a cricket theme in the United States, is now looking at opening the second weekend in June after dealing with a series of inspection problems.
Fill yourself with folk at the campfire. Festival. See The Interrobang put their mark on the local music scene. Experience the art of Something Very Specific. Help launch the ECBA Freedom Run. And turn up The Walkmen at the end of a busy musical weekend.